yunity heartbeat 2017-06-11

yunity heartbeat 2017-06-11

The yunity heartbeat - news from the world of sharing, fresh every two weeks.

Multisharing platforms

Online

Thanks to the new energy brought in by Bruno and the enthusiastic movement in Gothenburg, we're talking about building online multisharing services again. On June 4th we held a call to discuss the basic concept and share ideas on how to proceed. Some of the questions raised were the following:

  • app or website?
  • one central service provided by us or individual local instances?
  • what is already out there and how can we make use of it? From the experience we already made with the yunity project some practical advice emerged as well, e.g. by Tilmann:

    Do not try to develop everything on your own, it will take ages and discourage volunteer devs. Rather develop a system or a protocol how to connect existing websites/tools. Go for integrations and plugins instead of stand-alone websites.

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yunity heartbeat 2017-05-28

yunity heartbeat 2017-05-28

The yunity heartbeat - news from the world of sharing, fresh every two weeks.

House Projects

Bad D├╝rrenberg

We said it was on a hiatus, but thanks to Mandy and Curtis there is still progress in the old train station of Bad D├╝rrenberg. Mandy recently shared some pictures with us in #wupphaus-badue on Slack. The ones below are just a preview, all of them can be found on our wiki. Living room on 1st floor

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yunity heartbeat 2017-05-14

yunity heartbeat 2017-05-14

The yunity heartbeat - news from the world of sharing, fresh every two weeks.

Foodsaving Worldwide

News from foodsaving groups

  • We renewed the contact to foodsharing Edinburgh, just to find out that it already is foodsharing Scotland - with active foodsaving projects in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Dumfries as well! In Edinburgh they maintain cooperations with 17 businesses, hold various distribution events every week and up to three Disco Soup events a year. On top of that they received government funding and are holding workshops now to educate students about sustainable cooking. Way to go, Scottish foodsavers! :D
  • On the 12th foodsharing Warsaw celebrated their first anniversary with a little get-together of foodsavers and supporters. There was saved food and shared pride in all the success that was already reached over the past year. Congratulations foodsharing Warsaw! :D
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yunity heartbeat 2017-03-19

yunity heartbeat 2017-03-19

The yunity heartbeat - what has each team done, what are they doing and what do they need help with.


Wh-y-unity meetings Harzgerode.

Over the course of last week a small number of yuniteers finally managed to meet up in person to discuss the...

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Wanna be updated? Read the heartbeat!

Wanna be updated? Read the heartbeat!

In the last months this blog was neglected, but that doesn't mean that nothing happened. No really, not at all! Our communication just shifted to our wiki even more, so that our heartbeat - which basically is a communuty report - is published on there every other week.

So if you want to stay updat...

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